Sunday, March 11, 2012

Hawk and Awe

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Hawk and Awe
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Hawk and pigeon (Better photo linked below)
Just returned from my first yoga class in a new yoga studio. There were four of us. I made a promise to breathe deeply and deliberately for the rest of the evening.

See?  I'm doing it now.

Earlier, I watched the red-tailed hawk in Tompkins Square Park tear feathers from a dead pigeon he had clutched in his right claw. He rained feathers on the humans assembled below him.  In response, the humans held their phones aloft trying to snap good pics. My lame pic is above.   I wish I could be my essential Julie nature as easily as this hawk is a hawk.

The hawk's mate was in an adjacent tree, but higher. He kept vocalizing to her--at least that was the general consensus of the humans--but she wouldn't come down.  I was in awe of the whole thing. We rarely get to see such dramatic examples of the natural world at work here, unless its squirrels or pigeons fighting over the same bread crumbs, an occasional sick rat stumbling out of its hole for water.

And before this, I paid one penny for this painting of a penny at Culturefix. Share photos on twitter with Twitpic

Leg wear: Striped leggings that took me to yoga and back

Inspiration: The hawk being a hawk, my co-blogger

Goal for the week:  Deep and deliberate breathe


  1. beautiful! want a link to your new yoga studio, too.

  2. Was it Stanton Street?

  3. Hello there, here's a brand new "label' on my blog for tight-wearers.


    1. love all your new tights pictures, noah.